July 25, 2016

There are striking parallels between the work of the Supreme Court justices and that of psychiatrists.

Update on Mood Disorders: Implications for Practice

May 20, 2016

How generalizable are the results of depression treatment studies? Which factors predict readmission and length of stay in inpatients with mood disorders?

Characteristics of Completed Suicides

May 18, 2016

In this study, about 70% of patients who completed suicide had recently sought treatment. Will you recognize those at risk?

Challenging Patients

May 17, 2016

What factors lie at the heart of the patient/physician relationship?

What’s New in Depression?

May 13, 2016

The Chair of the Scientific Program Committee of APA 2016 offers an overview of the latest on depression.

All to Do About Aging!

May 13, 2016

Therapeutic techniques can enhance psychological resilience and may help patients improve their quality of life. Here's how.

Tai Chi Is a Biological Treatment for Depression

August 21, 2015

Recent studies find powerful biological changes associated with mind-body interventions comparable to those associated with conventional antidepressants or psychotherapies.

The Body Clock and Its Discontents

August 03, 2015

Circadian components are profound in depressive disorders, such seasonal affective disorder. This article introduces a course to be given at this year’s APA Meeting in Toronto, on melatonin and light treatment.

Cutting the Fat: Obesity and Depression

July 01, 2015

Stress may be a common mediator in both obesity and depression. Here are the top 5 reasons to monitor obesity in depressed patients and practice psychoeducation on a routine basis.

Cultural Context: The Essential Ingredient for a Whole Formulation

June 02, 2015

To determine a treatment plan, psychiatrists may consider the social and cultural context before they attempt to formulate an assessment and diagnosis of depression or another psychiatric disorder. The Cultural Formulation gives us the tools to do just that.